Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 34 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 83 133 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.39% 7.70% 5.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.65% 7.99% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 75 105 61
Southampton median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
Hampshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,248 1,665 1,192
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 96.35% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,041 1,509 1,055
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Southampton region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 54 (65.06%) C#
1 54 (65.06%) .NET
2 50 (60.24%) HTML
3 45 (54.22%) JavaScript
3 45 (54.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (51.81%) HTML5
4 43 (51.81%) CSS
5 41 (49.40%) MVC
6 39 (46.99%) TDD
7 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET
7 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (40.96%) AngularJS
9 33 (39.76%) BDD
10 32 (38.55%) Degree
11 30 (36.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (33.73%) Software Engineering
13 27 (32.53%) RESTful
13 27 (32.53%) CSS3
14 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (31.33%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (30.12%) Java
16 24 (28.92%) Git (software)
17 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
17 20 (24.10%) Big Data
18 19 (22.89%) Node.js
18 19 (22.89%) Computer Science
19 18 (21.69%) Mathematics
20 17 (20.48%) NoSQL
21 16 (19.28%) Vue.js
21 16 (19.28%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (15.66%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.02%) CMS
3 4 (4.82%) Confluence
4 2 (2.41%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 45 (54.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (31.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.61%) PaaS
4 2 (2.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) Big Data
2 17 (20.48%) NoSQL
3 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
4 14 (16.87%) Relational Database
5 11 (13.25%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.23%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
6 6 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.20%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.20%) OLAP
7 1 (1.20%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (28.92%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (15.66%) NUnit
4 11 (13.25%) Jasmine
5 8 (9.64%) JIRA
6 7 (8.43%) Selenium
7 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.61%) Mocha
8 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.41%) Gradle
9 2 (2.41%) JUnit
9 2 (2.41%) Spock
10 1 (1.20%) Grunt
10 1 (1.20%) Maven
10 1 (1.20%) Protractor
10 1 (1.20%) Subversion
10 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (13.25%) Electronics
1 11 (13.25%) Retail
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (65.06%) .NET
2 50 (60.24%) HTML
3 43 (51.81%) CSS
3 43 (51.81%) HTML5
4 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET
5 34 (40.96%) AngularJS
6 30 (36.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (32.53%) CSS3
7 27 (32.53%) RESTful
8 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (22.89%) Node.js
10 16 (19.28%) Vue.js
11 15 (18.07%) .NET Framework
12 13 (15.66%) Entity Framework
13 10 (12.05%) React
13 10 (12.05%) Spring
13 10 (12.05%) Web Services
14 6 (7.23%) J2EE
14 6 (7.23%) JSON
14 6 (7.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) RIA
2 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.61%) User Experience
6 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.20%) Fintech
7 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (49.40%) MVC
2 39 (46.99%) TDD
3 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (39.76%) BDD
5 28 (33.73%) Software Engineering
6 19 (22.89%) Computer Science
7 18 (21.69%) Mathematics
8 15 (18.07%) Coaching
8 15 (18.07%) Multithreading
9 13 (15.66%) Domain-Driven Design
9 13 (15.66%) Scrum
10 11 (13.25%) Mentoring
11 10 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (12.05%) Technical Leadership
12 8 (9.64%) Web Development
13 7 (8.43%) OO
13 7 (8.43%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (7.23%) OOD
14 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (65.06%) C#
2 45 (54.22%) JavaScript
3 25 (30.12%) Java
4 15 (18.07%) F#
5 9 (10.84%) C++
6 8 (9.64%) SQL
7 6 (7.23%) Go
7 6 (7.23%) Ruby
8 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.61%) PHP
10 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.41%) Groovy
11 1 (1.20%) C
11 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (38.55%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) DICOM
2 1 (1.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.82%) Ansible
3 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.61%) Puppet
3 3 (3.61%) Salt
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.41%) ATG
3 2 (2.41%) Avaya
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco
3 2 (2.41%) Motorola
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin